hat (clothing: headwear)

Hat made from dark brown woven natural fibre. The crown of the hat is reinforced with cardboard covered in brown material, and there is a reinforced visor which has red material on its underside. There is a flap at the back of the hat that has shells sewn on it as decoration. There is a face covering with eye holes and a nose covering. White shells are also sewn on this area for decoration.

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: enquiry@horniman.ac.uk